Re: Oh Man, Duh, Dadgumit in reply to john_bud, 09-30-2004 19:48:03
The bearing preload is what is supposed to keep the PTO from turning when disengaged. It is adjusted by shimming the cap on the front of the trans to load the tapered roller bearings. This cap is accessed at the front of the trans, before putting the engine and trans together at the front split. Once it is back together, there is no other option but to take it all back apart. Good thing is, I am getting faster at it.
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